Good Friday and Columbus Day renamed by 'inclusive' US city of Bloomington

Good Friday and Columbus Day renamed by 'inclusive' US city of Bloomington
 

The US city of Bloomington in Indiana has renamed Good Friday and Columbus Day as "Spring Holiday" and "Fall Holiday" to be more "inclusive".
Mayor John Hamilton said the move would "better reflect cultural sensitivity in the workplace", local media said.
Bloomington is a traditionally liberal city. Its county gave Hillary Clinton 58.6% in the presidential election.
But the move sparked a backlash on social media, with opponents condemning it as an act of political correctness.
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20 November 2016 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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